Spellman Family History

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Spellman Name Meaning

German: occupational name for a musician or minstrel, from Middle Low German spel ‘play’ + man ‘man’. German (Spellmann): habibtational name for someone from Spelle near Rheine or Spellen near Wesel. English: variant of Speller.

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press


Similar surnames: Sellman, Stellman, Stallman, Speckman, Spillman, Spielman, Pillman

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Spellman Family Origin

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Spellman Family Occupations

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  • Coal Miner

    8%
  • Labourer

    8%
  • Bricklayer

    5%
  • Twine Spinner

    5%

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Spellman family was Twine Spinner. Coal Miner, Labourer and Bricklayer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Spellman. The most common Spellman occupation in the UK was Coal Miner. 8% of Spellman's were Coal Miners.

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Spellman Historical Records

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Spellman Life Expectancy

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Famous Spellman Family

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